The Parents Television and Media Council (PTC) is warning parents about the new season of HBO’s Euphoria, which debuted on January 9, as it may contain content that is harmful to children. Media outlets have reported that the second season promises to be “darker” than the first season. Programming Insider reported that Euphoria is the “youngest skewing drama series” on HBO’s digital platform.Stop HBO's "Euphoria"
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Netflix and its board of directors are getting rich off of explicit content. Worse, they are desensitizing millions of viewers at home by asking them to be entertained by it. What kind of America are we creating for our kids?
The TV Content Ratings System is failing America’s children. The TV ratings were designed to help parents decide what is appropriate for their children. But this system clearly does not work, and the PTC is leading the way to fix it!
Written by PTC | Published January 12, 2023
Written by PTC | Published January 4, 2023
Although the public has grown increasingly uncomfortable with such depictions since the 1970s (as demonstrated by the public backlash against Cuties on Netflix), studios still haven’t gotten the message – they are firmly entrenched in the business of sexualizing children for entertainment.
This is the major finding in the Parents Television Council’s third analysis of emerging technologies, and the PTC’s first examination of the top streaming video platforms and content providers.Download Guide